2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs Analysis

UndergraduateGraduatePer Credit HourEarning After Graduation
For academic year 2019-2020, the undergraduate tuition & fees at University of Rhode Island is $14,566 for Rhode Island residents and $31,686 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees for URI is $15,007 for Rhode Island residents and $32,532 for out-of-state students. The 2020 undergraduate tuition has been risen by 3.03% for Rhode Island residents and increased by 2.67% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. On-campus living costs increased by 0.45% from the previous year. Off-campus living costs increased by 6.90% from the previous year. The in-state undergraduate tuition and fees at University of Rhode Island are higher than the average amount ($10,748) and the out-of-state undergraduate tuition and fees are higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($24,326 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2019-2020 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$14,138 $30,862$14,963
2019-2020$14,566$31,686$15,030
Change % 2019-20203.03%2.67%0.45%
2020-2021$15,007$32,532$15,097
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
For Graduate School, in-state tuition and fees are $15,514 and out-of-state tuition and fees are $28,292 for academic year 2019-2020. The graduate 2020-2021 estimated tuition & fees at URI is $16,127 for Rhode Island residents and $29,052 for out-of-state students. The graduate tuition has been risen by 3.95% for Rhode Island residents and increased by 2.69% for out-of-state rates from the previous year. The in-state graduate tuition and fees at University of Rhode Island are much higher than the average amount ($10,923) and the out-of-state graduate tuition and fees are higher than the average amount of similar schools' tuition ($22,504 - Public Research University (high research activity)).
2019-2020 Graduate Tuition & Fees
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateOn Campus Room & Board, Other Expenses
2018-2019$14,924 $27,552$14,963
2019-2020$15,514$28,292$15,030
Change % 2019-20203.95%2.69%0.45%
2020-2021$16,127$29,052$15,097
***The estimated 2020-2021 costs are based on the costs change rate of last year.
Below table describes the cost per credit hour for part-time students and full-time students who take additional courses more than regular credit hours at URI.
Per Credit Hour Charge (2019-2020)
YearIn-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate2018-2019$510$1,207
2019-2020$513$1,207
2020-2021$516$1,207
Graduate2018-2019$735$1,436
2019-2020$724$1,437
2020-2021$713$1,438
Next table summarizes the average earning by years after graduation for University of Rhode Island graduates. After 6 years of graduation, the mean earning is $42,500 and, after 10 years of graduation, the mean earning is $58,400 for University of Rhode Island graduates.
Mean Earning After Graduation By Time
TotalMaleFemale
6 Years After Graduation$42,500$44,600$40,900
7 Years After Graduation$46,100--
8 Years After Graduation$50,700--
9 Years After Graduation$51,200--
10 Years After Graduation$58,400$65,100$53,300

URI 4 Years Tuition

Tuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Based on 4-years changes on tuition & fees, we estimate 4 year tuition at URI for future and perspective students . For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year tuition is $62,592 for Rhode Island residents and $133,932 for out-of-state students. The estimation excludes the book, supplies, and living costs and before receiving any financial aid. See the other tabs for estimating 4 year total costs of attendance and after financial aid. Next table shows the 4 year tuition & fees estimation for next 5 admission years at University of Rhode Island.
4 Years Tuition & Fees at University of Rhode Island
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$14,987$15,419$15,864$16,322$62,592
Out-of-State$32,389$33,108$33,842$34,593$133,932
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$15,419$15,864$16,322$16,793$64,399
Out-of-State$33,108$33,842$34,593$35,360$136,903
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$15,864$16,322$16,793$17,278$66,258
Out-of-State$33,842$34,593$35,360$36,145$139,941
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$16,322$16,793$17,278$17,777$68,171
Out-of-State$34,593$35,360$36,145$36,947$143,045
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$16,793$17,278$17,777$18,290$70,139
Out-of-State$35,360$36,145$36,947$37,767$146,219
Below table shows the 4 year estimation of total costs of attendance (COA) at University of Rhode Island. It includes the tuition & fees, books & supplies costs, room & board charges, and other living expenses. For the students who admit in Fall 2020, the estimated 4 year COA is $129,632 for Rhode Island residents and $200,971 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation for next 5 admission years at University of Rhode Island.
4 years COA at University of Rhode Island
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$31,456$32,081$32,707$33,349$129,632
Out-of-State$48,859$49,769$50,698$51,645$200,971
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$32,081$32,720$33,362$34,019$132,220
Out-of-State$49,769$50,698$51,645$52,612$204,724
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$32,720$33,375$34,032$34,704$134,870
Out-of-State$50,698$51,645$52,612$53,597$208,552
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$33,375$34,045$34,717$35,406$137,582
Out-of-State$51,645$52,612$53,597$54,603$212,457
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$34,045$34,731$35,419$36,125$140,360
Out-of-State$52,612$53,597$54,603$55,628$216,440
Last year, 71 students ( 0.48% of enrolled undergraduate students) received the grant or scholarship aid. It includes any financial aid from federal government, state, local, institute, and other sources known by the institution. It excludes the federal/private student loans. After receiving the financial aid, the net price for 4 year is $88,660 for Rhode Island residents and $159,999 for out-of-state students. Next table shows the 4 year COA estimation with financial aid for next 5 admission years at University of Rhode Island.
4 years COA with Financial Aid at University of Rhode Island
ResidencyFreshmenSophomoreJuniorSenior4 Years Total
Class of 2024 (Admission Fall 2020)In-State$21,213$21,838$31,432$23,106$88,660
Out-of-State$38,616$39,526$40,455$41,402$159,999
Class of 2025 (Admission Fall 2021)In-State$21,838$22,477$32,074$23,776$91,248
Out-of-State$39,526$40,455$41,402$42,369$163,752
Class of 2026 (Admission Fall 2022)In-State$22,477$23,132$32,731$24,461$93,898
Out-of-State$40,455$41,402$42,369$43,354$167,580
Class of 2027 (Admission Fall 2023)In-State$23,132$23,802$33,404$25,163$96,610
Out-of-State$41,402$42,369$43,354$44,360$171,485
Class of 2028 (Admission Fall 2024)In-State$23,802$24,488$34,093$25,882$99,388
Out-of-State$42,369$43,354$44,360$45,385$175,468

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2020 Tuition, Fees, and Living Cost Tables and Charts

Next tables and charts illustrate the 2020 tuition, fees, books & supplies, and living costs in detail. We provide the previous 5 years costs so that you can check the increased amounts of each cost item and estimate future year costs. In addition, you can check the financial aid amount including grant, scholarship, and federal student loans for last five years. Use left menu to explore the tuition and college costs information at University of Rhode Island.
Tuition & Fees | Financial Aid
University of Rhode Island 2020 Costs of Attendance
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition and FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs Tuition & FeesBook & SuppliesLiving Costs
Undergraduate$14,566$1,250$15,030$31,686$1,250 $15,030
Graduate$15,514 $1,250$15,030$28,292 $1,250$15,030

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